Apprenticeships at Par Petroleum


Apprenticeships at Par Petroleum provide the opportunity to gain practical skills, earn qualifications and start a career in the fuel industry. Our apprenticeship programme combines practical work experience with training and mentorship allowing you to develop job specific skills whilst playing a key part in our team.

Our apprenticeship roles focus on training and learning which is assessed at the end of the programme and we offer a competitive salary, holiday entitlement and other benefits.

As an apprentice at Par Petroleum, you will play a key role in our organisation as we plan the future development of our company.

Par Petroleum is a growing North East fuel distributor and Nationwide specialist haulier. Our growing fleet supplies fuel to homes, businesses and farms as well as transporting product in and out of refineries, ports and depots via a network of long-distance vehicles.

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Apprenticeships at Par Petroleum

Current Apprenticeships

Apprentice Transport Planning Technician in the Dangerous Goods Transport Industry

This role will be based at our head office in County Durham within a fast paced transport environment working closely with the existing Operations Team.


performance objectives

  • Develop communication skills to adequately manage expectations of customers, colleagues and other stakeholders
  • Understand Road Transport and ADR legislation from an operational perspective and carry out the associated recording and reporting of key information necessary.
  • Develop IT skills necessary to utilise existing systems and help identify new ones to increase efficiency
  • Create, execute and manage daily fleet operation plans to ensure efficient routing, and optimal fit with customer needs to ensure we deliver excellence to our customers.

Training & Qualifications

The onsite practical work in the operations department will provide an overview of the business and industry which will then be complemented with wider topic classroom time undertaken during block release with our training partner.  The Level 3 BTEC Diploma will be undertaken over a 24-36 month period and will provide opportunities to tailor the content to the disciplines closer to the role.

Long term there are opportunities to continue training towards other established transport qualifications.


entrance requirements

  • Educated to A-level or equivalent
  • Can-do attitude and talent for problem solving
  • High levels of accuracy
  • Good IT skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Dedicated and flexible work ethic

Apprenticeship Application

Please complete all fields below to apply for an Apprenticeship role with Par Petroleum.

About You


Please provide details of your experience (including voluntary work) starting with the most recent.


Please provide details of your education and qualifications. For qualifications you are currently studying for please provide predicted grades.

Skills, Knowledge and Experience

Please outline any experience you have, from any part of your life, which you think will be helpful in this apprenticeship. You may use examples from school, college, work, home, social, sport or other activities. Please provide details under each of the following headings and refer to the Job and Person Profiles that are attached as a guide.


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